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Joseph C. Magnacca is president of daily living products and solutions at Walgreens, which he joined as president of Duane Reade in 2010. In his prior experience, he served as vice president of marketing for Loblaw in Canada from 1986 to 2002 and as executive vice president of marketing and merchandising for Shoppers Drug Mart in Canada from 2002 to 2008.[…] Continue Reading »
Technology and the recession have changed retailing forever. Just five years after the release of Apple’s first iPhone, retailers are able to engage customers on their own terms. Gone forever is “Clonetown USA,” with its repetitive retail landscape. The connected consumer, armed with a world of information in the palm of his hand, is a very different beast today, and retailers need to keep evolving to outsmart the competition and thrive.[…] Continue Reading »
Kevin Ertell is vice president of e-commerce at Sur La Table. He has worked exclusively in retail for more than 27 years and has focused his expertise on e-commerce since 1997. Previously, he worked at ForeSee Results, Borders and TowerRecords.com. He is a member of Shop.org’s Board of Directors and the NRF Foundation Board of Directors.
As Sur La Table’s VP of e-commerce, what are the key issues on your mind this year?[…] Continue Reading »